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Chinese netizens reject H&M olive branch in Xinjiang cotton feud

Swedish retailer commits to 'regaining the trust and confidence' of shoppers

Some Chinese internet users have called for a boycott of H&M while landlords have forced a number of outlets to shut.    © Reuters

HONG KONG -- Chinese social media users dismissed a move by Swedish retailer H&M Group on Wednesday to quiet a furor over past comments on forced labor in a minority region.

In a statement released separately from its financial results, H&M said it was working with its local team to "do everything we can to manage the current challenges and find a way forward."

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